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'''Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld''' (18 November 1832, Helsinki, Grand Duchy of Finland|Finland – 12 August 1901, Dalbyö,'''Dalbyö''' is a [http://travelingluck.com/Europe/Sweden/S%C3%B6dermanlands+L%C3%A4n/_2718243_Dalby%C3%B6.html#local_map farm] in Västerljung, Trosa Municipality Södermanland, Sweden) was a Finnish and Swedish baron, geologist, mineralogist and Arctic explorer. He was a member of the prominent Finland-Swedish Nordenskiöld (surname)|Nordenskiöld family of scientists. Born in the Grand Duchy of Finland at the time it was a part of the Russian Empire, he was later, due to his political activity, forced to move to Sweden, where he later became a member of the Parliament of Sweden and of the Swedish Academy. He is most remembered for the Vega expedition along the northern coast of Eurasia, which he led in 1878 and 1879. This...
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